Claiborne [Red Bluff Clay] (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Monroe County, Alabama (31.5° N, 87.5° W: paleocoordinates 31.8° N, 81.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Red Bluff Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Red Bluff Clay, for which lithostratigraphic relationships are not discussed. AGE: Vicksburgian = Rupelian. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within the Red Bluff Clay.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; claystone

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Clay. LITHIFICATION: Unknown lithification.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USNM


Primary reference: F. Canu and R. S. Bassler. 1920. North American early Tertiary Bryozoa. Smithsonian Institute Bulletin 106:1-843 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 90549: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 04.08.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to bryozoa. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, but with antiquated nomenclature, though includes species-resolution identifications. Nomenclature updated where possible.
 Cyclostomata - Lichenoporidae
 Cyclostomata - Entalophoridae
 Cyclostomata - Mecynoeciidae
 Cyclostomata - Diaperoeciidae
 Cyclostomata - Multisparsidae
 Cyclostomata - Oncousoeciidae
 Cheilostomata - Cyclicoporidae
 Cheilostomata - Didymosellidae
 Cheilostomata - Cribrilinidae
 Cheilostomata - Microporidae
 Cheilostomata - Lepraliellidae
"Holoporella seposita" = Celleporaria
"Holoporella seposita" = Celleporaria
 Cheilostomata - Bryocryptellidae
Porella crassoparites, "Hippodiplosia strangulata" = Reussia
"Hippodiplosia strangulata" = Reussia
 Cheilostomata - Romancheinidae
Perigastrella plana, "Peristomella erecta n. sp." = Escharoides
"Peristomella erecta n. sp." = Escharoides
 Cheilostomata - Calloporidae
 Cheilostomata - Antroporidae
"Membrendoecium pyriforme" = Antropora, "Membrendoecium rectum" = Antropora
"Membrendoecium pyriforme" = Antropora
"Membrendoecium rectum" = Antropora
 Cheilostomata - Metrarabdotosidae
 Cheilostomata - Trypostegidae
 Cheilostomata - Hippoporinidae
 Cheilostomata - Tubucellariidae
 Cheilostomata - Stomachetosellidae
 Cheilostomata - Smittinidae
 Cheilostomata - Celleporidae
"Stephanosella entomostoma" = Buffonellaria entomostoma
"Stephanosella entomostoma" = Buffonellaria entomostoma Reuss 1848
 Cheilostomata - Lacernidae
 Cheilostomata - Schizoporellidae
 Cheilostomata - Adeonidae